BOSTON (AP) — William Watts Biggers, the co-creator of the cartoon "Underdog," the mild-mannered canine shoeshine boy who turned into a caped superhero to rescue his girlfriend, Sweet Polly Purebred, has died. He was 85.
Family friend Derek Tague says Biggers, who went by "Buck," died unexpectedly at his Plymouth, Mass., home on Sunday.
The native of Avondale Estates, Ga., worked for the New York City advertising firm DFS when he accepted an assignment...
"Sorry to hear that this day has come , I loved the cartoon, it gave me something too come home from school too.( R.I.P. William) To his family keep your head up, he's still with you, even if you dont see him. GOD be with you always. Darrin from Chicago,IL."
– Darrin Bolling Sr., T.V. veiwer,
Chicago, IL, Feb 17, 2013
"One of my most favorite cartoon during the early 60!"
– Antionette J. Deloach, Fan,
Waldorf, MD, Feb 16, 2013
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